Master of Science in Finance (M.S.F.)

M.S. Finance Program

The M.S.F. prerequisites need to be completed prior to beginning the M.S. Finance core courses. These courses help develop quantitative, written, oral, and analytical skills. Students may satisfy the requirements for the prerequisite courses through prior academic studies.

M.S. Finance Curriculum

Block One - M.S. Finance Foundation Courses
ACC 505Financial and Management Accounting3
ECO 525Economics for Managers3
MGT 515Analysis of Quantitative Data3
FIN 320Corporate Finance I3
or FIN 610 Financial Management
Block Two - M.S. Finance Core Courses
ACC 601Strategic Accounting Analysis and3
ACC 685CPA Research Strategy & Planning (For students taking the CPA exam)3.00
FIN 615Valuation & Financial Modeling3
FIN 643Corporate Financial Policy3
FIN 644Investments3
FIN 645International Finance3
ECO 640Econometrics3
FIN 690Applied Portfolio Management3
Block Three: Finance Advised Elective Courses *
ACC 602Advanced Business Tax Strategy3
ACC 603Advanced Accounting Theory3
ACC 604Advanced Auditing3
FIN 681Derivative Securities3
FIN 685Fixed Income Securities3
FIN 686Derivative Strat for Financial Inst3
Total Credits54
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Students interested in taking the CPA must take all three ACC courses from Block Three;  Students interested in the CFA or FRM must take all FIN courses from Block Three